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Advisors with 38+ Years of Experience

Pilko team members bring 38+ years experience from the world’s leading companies in the petrochemical, chemical, specialty chemical, refining and manufacturing industries. Our advisors have lived and worked in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America and other regions, bringing local expertise and a global perspective to our clients.

Executive Team

George Pilko

Chairman & Founder

Mike McCandless

Managing Director and Pilko Fellow

Sven Royall

Managing Director, Transaction Services

John Basil, Jr.

Senior Vice President

Lead Advisors

Ron Dowdell

Lead Advisor & Vice President – Governance Forum

David L. Foster

Lead Advisor & Vice President – Refining

Jeff Garry

Lead Advisor

Kimberly Gustafson

Lead Advisor

Greg Hanggi

Lead Advisor

Sue Krienen

Lead Advisor

Terrance Kutryk 

Lead Advisor

Charles LeRoy

Lead Advisor

Tom Lu

Lead Advisor

Donna Petrone

Lead Advisor

Ken Richter

Lead Advisor Emeritus

Dan Robinson

Lead Advisor

Ed Rule

Lead Advisor

Phil Snyder

Lead Advisor

Kenan Stevick

Lead Advisor

Jeremy Venter

Lead Advisor & Vice President – Chemicals

Michael Washington

Lead Advisor

Greg Weber

Lead Advisor


Doug Blanchard

Chief Financial Officer

Debbie King

Vice President, Client Services

Mary Monahan

Marketing Manager

Kathy Spiritoso

Director, Research